Definition: Presidential Approval Rating











Presidential Approval Rating

This is a simple poll thatís taken to survey if people believe the President is doing a good job.

Factors that make approval rating go up: Good economy, new President, popular military event, and good use of the media.

Factors that make approval rating go down: Bad economy, unpopular war, and scandal. Presidents who serve two terms often experience a decreased approval rating in the second term.

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